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THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE URBAN ECONOMY

In this project an attempt is made to assess the role of women in an urban area. More specifically. women in the garment industry were chosen for tLe study.

The Changing role of Indian women in South Africa

THE POSITION OF INDIAN WOMEN AT THE TIME OF THEIR ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA

NATAL : THE GREAT STORM AND THE FLOODS OF 1905

Storms are natural phenomena generally feared by man because of their destructive nature. Some parts of the world experience more violent storms than others. Natal was in the unfortunate position of experiencing such a storm in 1905....

Aryan Benevolent Home 1921 - 1987

The earlier part of the twentieth century in this country, did not contain examples of mutual aid movements for Indians.

The History of the Tamil Protective Association 1916-1984

The past sixty - nine years records the progress of our Society . We salute the pioneers for therefore sight and determination in establishing what we see today , namely,....

A hindi-speaking hindu marriage an ethnographic description

This study attempts to give an ethnographic description ot a Hindu marriage which characterizes the orthodox Hindi speaking section of the community and whose religious....

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF THE HINDU RELIGIOUS TRADITION AMONG A SELECTED GROUP OF TAMIL SPEAKING HINDUS IN DURBAN AND TONGAAT, WITH PARTICULAR INTEREST FOCUSSED ON BETROTHAL AND MARRIAGE

I am a Tamil speaking Hindu and I would like to find out more about my religion, in particular, the impact of Western Culture on the religion of the Indians in South Africa. I will focus my observations on a small number of families living in the city of Durban.

The experiences of marriage and family by Indian migrants under indenture in colonial Natal.

This thesis attempts to examine the social institutions of marriage and family as experienced by Indian migrants under indenture in colonial Natal.

Semiological Analysis Hindu Symbols Indian Adverts

Based on semiotic theories this study critically analyses the intercultural significance of Hindu symbols which are used in the "visual language" of Indian advertisements.

Binnelandse reise (Interior journeys): Photographs from the Carnegie Commission of Investigation into the Poor White Problem (1929/1932)

In September 1929 eighty-seven year old Hendrik Goosen of the farm Soebatsfontein near Garies, Namaqualand, received a visitor. She was attending carefully to her surroundings and inquisitive about family history.

An examination of the "dual" nature of the identity of South African Indians and the response of the community to the partition of India in 1947.

On 23 March 194 7 the Progressive Muslim Association convened a meeting in Durban to commemorate the seventh anniversary of Pakistan Day. The speakers at the meeting commented on the communal strife in India at the time and articulated the views of the Muslim community in South Africa.

Students' Views on Contemporary Perceptions of Zulu History

In contemporary south Africa the question of the role of the Zulu is the subject of tremendous interest and controversy internationally and nationally. This interest is reflected in a large number of academic works, many of which have the Zulu organization, Inkatha, as their theme.....

A historical sketch on Ubuntu

The thesis is that our identity is partly shaped by recognition or its absence, often by the misrecognition of others, and so a person or group of people can suffer real damage, real distortion, if the people or society around them mirror back to them a

RACE RELATIONS AND THE PRESS IN THE NATAL COLONY : THE POST ANGLO-ZULU WAR PERIOD

RACE RELATIONS AND THE PRESS IN THE NATAL COLONY : THE POST ANGLO-ZULU WAR PERIOD

in partial fulfilment of a History Honours degree

THE GLOBAL CONNECTIONS OF INTELLECTUAL WORKERS: AN AUSTRALIAN STUDY

The sociology of intellectuals, long focused on the metropole, needs to move to a world scale. Study of global connections in the intellectual labour process is the most promising way.

The History of the Asiatic Bazaar in Pretoria (1885 - 1914)

The main focus of this study is on the historical development of the Indian "Asiatic Bazaar" of Pretoria and its inhabitants between 1885 and 1914. In chapter one a general background on the nature of the indentured system as it operated in the nineteenth century, and.....

CLAIRWOOD ·. A SURVEY OF A COMMUNITY

If one were to drive to Clairwood on a Saturday morning and simply observe the street scenes, one would form a spectrum of impressions. Some people are shopping, others are taking a walk, or talking to friends, family or neighbours....

HOUSING CONDITIONS IN CHATSWORTH

Housing the Indian population of Durban has been a difficult and a contentious problem for a very long time. The reasons have been partly political (racial segregation) and partly economic (low incomes).

THE PRESENT RESIDENTS OF CAT0 MANOR: GATHERED FRAGMENTS OF A DISPERSED COMMUNITY

Cato Manor is one of those places about which, and around about which, controversy has always appeared to rage.

THE INDIANS OF NATAL: RESISTANCE TO APARTHEID, 1971-1985

This thesis highlights the ebbs and flows of the Indian minority's struggles against the systematic and unjust segregation of mankind along racial lines. Their courage and principled resistance as well as their fears as a minority during the period of 1971 to 1985, are captured in this study.

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